The deadline for application submissions to Pitch NJ’s youth entrepreneur competition has been extended through Friday, January 31. The annual competition provides middle school and high school students between 8th and 12th grade the opportunity to showcase their business ideas and compete for a seed grant valued at up to $1,500.
The competition is a collaborative effort by Fairleigh Dickenson University; Business Bootcamp, a nonprofit dedicated to educating middle school students about business; Morris Tech MeetUp, a group of entrepreneurs and tech professionals; the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, and the Morris County Economic Development Corporation.
Contestants are evaluated by a panel of local business professionals based on criteria such as problem and solution statements, competitive analysis, marketing and financial plans, and feasibility and verbal presentation skills. Finalists will pitch their product and provide a demonstration to a live panel of judges at Fairleigh Dickenson University.
To learn more about PitchNJ, visit https://www.businessbootcamp101.org/pitchnj-1.